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‘A Sonnet for Michael Viney’

Words Lightly Spoken

2'46"

In the first episode of Words Lightly Spoken, Michael Longley, one of Ireland’s greatest poets, reads A Sonnet for Michael Viney.

Written for a good friend, Longley evokes the Mayo landscape and its insect inhabitants. Michael Longley’s work is published by Cape Poetry.

Words Lightly Spoken, a podcast about poetry from Ireland, is a Rockfinch production, funded by the Arts Council of Ireland / An Chomhairle Ealaíon.

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